How Do You Spell BEAU?

Correct spelling for the English word "beau" is [b_ˈəʊ], [bˈə͡ʊ], [bˈə‍ʊ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of BEAU is BEAUS OR BEAUX

Definition of BEAU

  1. b[=o], n. a man attentive to dress or fashion: a fop or dandy: a lover:--pl. BEAUX (b[=o]z):--fem. BELLE.--n. BEAU'-ID[=E]'AL, ideal excellence, or an imaginary standard of perfection: the person in which such is realised.--adj. BEAU'ISH.--ns. BEAU'-MONDE, the gay or fashionable world; Beaupere' (Spens.), a term of courtesy for 'father,' esp. of ecclesiastical persons: a companion. [Fr. beau, bel--L. bellus, fine, gay, as if for a benulus, dim. of benus = bonus, good.]

Anagrams of BEAU

2 letters

Common Misspellings for BEAU

Below is the list of 235 misspellings for the word "beau".

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Usage Examples for BEAU

  1. " Can't get a beau in Avonlea, that's what," said Mrs. Rachel Lynde scornfully. - "Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. Shorty was game and in a twinkling of an eye we had him rigged out as a very presentable if rather youthful " beau lover." - "A House Party with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
  3. She would be almost a beau ideal of a sister, if she had but a few more home feelings, or, as you say, if she did not like the Stauntons quite so much. - "Abbeychurch or, Self-Control and Self-Conceit" by Charlotte M. Yonge
  4. At the head of it rode Young, the beau sabreur of Georgia, erect, gallant, with his brave eye and smile. - "Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee" by John Esten Cooke
  5. Besides, my honest friend, you know I am a little of a beau. - "Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and His Journal of a Tour to Corsica" by James Boswell

What does beau stand for?

Abbreviation BEAU means:

  1. Budget Expense Account Unit
  2. Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo